M62 Leeds traffic: Live updates as roadworks close motorway lanes between Bradford and Brighouse
and live on Freeview channel 276
Two lanes are closed on the westbound carriageway between Bradford and Brighouse, causing three miles of slow-moving traffic backing up to Birstall and the M621 for Leeds. Highways England has advised drivers to allow extra time before travelling.
Scroll down for live traffic updates.
Live updates as lane closures cause severe delays on the M62 near Leeds
Delays now starting to ease
This live traffic map from the AA shows the queues easing, no longer reaching the Leeds area. Two lane closures have caused traffic chaos on the M62 westbound this afternoon.
The closures are due to planned roadworks.
Average speed is five miles per hour
The AA reports that between Leeds and Hartshead Moor Services, the average speed is just five miles per hour.
It says: "Severe delays of 34 minutes and delays increasing."
Two lanes are still closed
National Highways has made a correction, after previously reporting that the lanes had opened on the M62 westbound. The two lanes, of four, are actually still shut.
There are long delays backing up to Leeds and the M621, with slow-moving traffic all afternoon. The delays are due to planned roadworks.
Lanes still closed and 45 minute delays remain
Disruption expected to last into the afternoon
Responding to a user on X, formerly Twitter, National Highways confirmed the lane closures are due to remain until "later this afternoon".
Delays back to Morley
Delays now 50 minutes
There are now very severe delays on the M62 westbound due to lane closures between Bradford and Brighouse.
Slow-moving traffic has backed up for four miles, to the M621 and further east to Morley.
Delays rise to 21 minutes - AA
The AA reports: "Severe delays of 21 minutes and delays increasing on M62 Westbound between J27 M621 (Gildersome) and M62 (Hartshead Moor Services). Average speed ten mph."
Live cameras show slow-moving traffic
J27, M621 - Leeds
J26, M606 - Bradford